Kit Carson County, Colorado
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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Bert H. and Mina (Blair) Brooks , 10 South 47 West


He might be the Bert Brooks in Cowley County, Kansas, born January 1884 in Iowa, with Sanford 47 born in Iowa and Annie M. 38 in Missouri. Lafayette 22 in Iowa, Sanford 10, Kathelln 8, Pauline 5, and Nelson 1 all four born in Kansas.

Sanford was in Cowley County in 1880, 24 born in Iowa, with Clara 23 born in Illinois. Lafayette 3 in Iowa and Loren 1 in Kansas.

George H. Blair and Alla Ellars married in Douglas County Illinois on October 2, 1882. Her father was John Ellars, mother Leah Harrison.
George's parents were James Blair and Mary J. Helton.

In 1900 Monona County, Iowa, George Blair is 39, born in Illnois, Alla Dec 1861 in West Virginia. Pearl is 17, born in Illinois, Zella M. 11, Mina B. Augsut 1890, and Anna April 1893, all three born in Iowa.
George 49 and Alla 48 are in Kit Carson County, Colorado in 1910, with Anna L. 16.

"Anna E. Blare", 21, married Willard C. Ricord, 26, born in California, on April 2, 1914 in Sidney, Nebraska.

Pearl Marie Blair was born in Douglas County, Illinois, married Edwin J. Danforth on March 21, 1903 in Monona County, Iowa.
They're farming in Kit Carson County in 1910, Edwin 31 born in Iowa, Pearl 26 in Illinois. They have Helen A. 6 born in Nebraska.

Edwin Johnson Danforth was born May 15, 1878 in Monona County, Iowa to Benjamin Nathan Danforth of Massachusetts and Breta Johnson of Sweden.

Edwin was in Monona County in 1880, 2, with Benjamin 41 born in Massachusetts, and Berta 36 in Sweden. George 9 and Alice 4 were born in Iowa.

The three are still farming in Kit Carson County in 1920.

They're in Colorado Springs in 1923, living at 425 S. Nevada.
Helen A. Danforth is a bookkeeper, living at the same address.

"Edward" 51, no occupation, and Pearl, 46, are in Colorado Springs in 1930.

Edwin registered for WWII in Bloomington, California, born May 15, 1878 in Iowa, retired.

He died in San Bernardino County on June 14, 1945.
"Bloomington, California, June 14, 1945,
"Edwin J. Danforth, a retired farmer, died yesterday at his home in Bloomington. He was 67 years old. Surviving are a sister, Mrs Alice J. Carroll, of Binghampton, N.Y.; one brother, George Danforth, of Burlington, Colo., and a daughter, Mrs. Helen C. Jones of Bloomington. Mr. Danforth was a member of the Congregational church. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. from the Mark B. Shaw Memorial chapel, followed by interment in Mountain View cemetery. "

September 28, 1955 "Mrs. Pearl Marie Danforth, 72, of 10281 Cedar Ave., died Tuesday at a San Bernardino hospital. A native of Illinois, she had lived in Bloomington and California 18 years. She was a member of Rebekahs of Colorado Springs, Colo., and the Christian Church. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Helen Jones of Bloomington, and two sisters, Mrs. Mina Brooks of San Bernardino and Mrs. Anna Ricord of Hollywood. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Mark B. Shaw Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery. "

In 1940 Los Angeles, Willard 51 and Ana 46 Ricord have no children.

Willard Cotter Ricord, born Nov 17, 1888 in California, mother Vanarham, died June 18, 1957 in Los Angles County.
He's buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery # 68777372.

Ana E. Ricord, born April 28, 1893 in Iowa, mother Ellers, died September 28, 1961 in Los Angeles County.

Helen Alverta Jones, born July 3, 1903, died in San Bernardino County January 16, 1997.
"THE PETITION requests that JACK GASTON be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent"

Bert H. Brooks married Mina Blair on October 27, 1907 in Kit Carson County.

Bert claimed a quarter in 4, 6S 50W in 1908.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Bert H. Brooks is 26, Mina 19, both born in Iowa, with Iola M. 1 born in Iowa.

In 1920 Mesa County, Colorado, Bert is 34, Mina 24, Iola 11, all three born in Iowa, and DOrothy 8 in COlorado.

In 1930 San Bernardino, California, Bert is 47, Nina 39, Iola M. 21, Dorothy P. 19, Jack B. 6 born in Oregon, and Nina's mother Alla Blair 68 born in West Virginia.


In 1940 San Bernardino, California, Bert is 57, Mina K. 49, with son Jack B. Brooks 16 born in Oregon.


In 1930 Bakersfield, California, Ethel Brooks is 35, divorced, with Bernice 14 and George 11, all three born in Colorado, Donald 4 in California.
Santa Clara County, California George H. Brooks died 2-Aug-71 0 Born 22 Feb, 1919 at Flagler, Colorado
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